Coronavirus: CEOs join trade unions, politicians, and think tanks in calls for green recovery

Cecilia Keating
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Covid-19 crisis will result in a "worse shock" to the economy than seen 12 years ago, according to the group, and "what worked for the 2008 financial crisis may not be sufficient to overcome this one".

A coalition of European business leaders, politicians, NGOs, trade unions, and academics has today joined a growing chorus of voices across the continent calling on the EU to help tackle the economic fallout...

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